Supreme Court rules some employers don’t have to cover birth control

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that, in limited cases, for-profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance coverage for contraceptives.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes abortion provider protest buffer zone law

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Supreme Court narrows president's recess appointment power
The US Supreme Court, in a defeat for the Obama administration, has narrowed a president’s power to make recess appointments.

Supreme Court slaps down streaming TV service

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a potentially fatal blow to Aereo, an Internet service that allows customers to watch broadcast TV programs on mobile devices.

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Supreme Court upholds prayer at public meetings

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BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down another campaign money limit

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Further loosening the reins on the role of money in politics, the U.S. Supreme Court today struck down restrictions on the grand total that any person can contribute to all federal candidates for office.

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Supreme Court hears argument on charged Obamacare case

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The Supreme Court, taking up a closely watched challenge to Obamacare, wrestled Tuesday with whether for-profit companies have a right to religious freedom and can invoke it to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives.

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Supreme Court will take up controversial Obamacare provision on contraception

The Supreme Court, taking up a controversial provision of Obamacare, agreed Tuesday to consider whether a company can refuse to provide contraceptive care to female employees on the grounds that doing so would violate its religious freedom.

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Colorful questions, but few easy answers, as court wrestles with prayer

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When the Supreme Court agreed to take a case on prayer at government meetings, some advocates on both sides hoped for a clear resolution — a test that would establish, once and for all, what is acceptable under the Constitution.

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Proposition 8 backers petition Supreme Court to block gay marriages in California

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The legal team behind Proposition 8, California’s gay marriage ban, on Saturday filed an emergency motion asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a flurry of weddings that began weeks before many thought possible because of a surprising federal appeals court ruling.

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Bert and Ernie mark DOMA decision on New Yorker cover

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In a nod to this week’s landmark Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage, the striking new cover of The New Yorker features famous “are they or aren’t they” couple Bert and Ernie of “Sesame Street” snuggled up on the couch watching the news on television.

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Rainbow colors: San Francisco City Hall marks historic gay marriage court rulings

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Rainbow-colored lights illuminated City Hall in San Francisco on Wednesday evening after the United States Supreme Court ruled on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The court handed significant victories to gay rights advocates in both cases, but fell short of issuing a landmark ruling on same-sex marriage.  — Reuters

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DOMA’s downfall completes military’s swift 180 on gay troops — or does it?

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On the surface it looks like the American armed forces have executed a stunning reversal on the issue of gay troops in just 21 months — the time spanning the end of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ and the Defense of Marriage Act, struck down Wednesday by the Supreme Court. 

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Supreme Court justices raise bar for affirmative action in college admissions

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By a 7-1 vote, justices rule lower court had not held University of Texas to a “demanding burden of strict scrutiny,” sends case brought by Abigail Fisher, right, back to lower court for review.

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